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Table 4 Comparison between the scores for the various domains of the Short Form 36 version 2 questionnaire and US national norms

From: Comparison of sexual function and quality of life after pelvic trauma with and without Angioembolization

Feature Cohort (n = 42) Norms Difference (Higher/Within/Lower)
Physical Functioning (PF) 41.9 (37.8–46.0) 50 Lower
Role Physical (RP) 40.9 (36.2–45.7) 50 Lower
Body Pain (BP) 43.8 (40.7–46.9) 50 Lower
General Health (GH) 49.0 (45.3–52.7) 50 Within
Vitality (Vi) 49.2 (46.0–52.5) 50 Within
Social Function (SF) 47.5 (44.1–51.1) 50 Within
Role Emotional (RE) 46.3 (42.8–49.8) 50 Lower
Mental Health (MH) 49.5 (46.4–52.6) 50 Within
Mental Composite Score (MCS) 50.4 (47.0–53.8) 50 Within
Physical Composite Score (PCS) 42.1 (38.0–46.3) 50 Lower
  1. Data are presented as means with 95 % confidence intervals in parentheses. Difference is assumed if control falls outside the 95 % confidence interval of the cohort